Phone hack/scam?

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  1. zaskar

    zaskar Funster

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    Sorry if this is in the wrong area but I wasn't quite sure where to put it?

    Is anybody aware of a hack/scam affecting mobile phones at the moment?
    I have an old Nokia c1-01. It's a venerable old brick and I love it so stop laughing!:)
    Up until dinner time yesterday, all was fine. Then all of a sudden, I have what appears to be a set of black lips across the screen! I'm not aware I've damaged it and not totally convinced that the screen is cracked/damaged as usually when that happens, if you gently press the screen, all hell breaks loose with multi-colours......it doesn't do that.
    I've had the battery out all night but it's still the same.
    Going into the Vodafone shop this afternoon.

    Any ideas chaps?
     
  2. stevec

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    Sounds like a damaged liquid crystal screen. A pic would be helpful.
    Edit: Just reread post, sounds like you know what a damaged screen looks like! So probably not. A pic would still help though!
     
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    Very difficult to hack old phones that's why crims love them, my local drug dealer has one(y)
     
  4. zaskar

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    Here you go..........[​IMG]
     
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    Can't see a picture Zascar
     
  6. zaskar

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    strange..........I can?
     
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    No picture visible sorry
     
  8. zaskar

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    2nd atttempt..............
    phone-1.JPG
     
  9. zaskar

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    Turns out it WAS a broken screen. B*gger! How that happened I've no idea. Still, at least it wasn't anything more sinister.
    Good new? Replaced it with a Nokia 108 for £22. Result! Didn't think you could buy a bog standard phone anymore.
    Bad news? No bluetooth for my Nav. Ah well, rarely used that function anyway.
     
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